Instead of spending hundreds of thousands of dollars on skincare products with a dizzying array of chemicals, we can switch over to natural oils for our beauty requirements. Jojoba oil is one such multipurpose natural oil.
An odorless oil with a pale golden color, jojoba oil is an ideal product for smoothing out wrinkles, bringing the shine back to dull and frizzy hair and hydrating the skin.
Jojoba oil is extracted from the seeds of the Jojoba shrub which grows naturally in certain areas of Arizona, California and Mexico. Jojoba oil is a waxy oil and has a molecular structure which matches the structure found in skin and hair sebum.
Jojoba oil is a powerful antioxidant which is absorbed easily by the skin. People of all skin types can benefit from the superior moisturizing qualities of this oil. A hypo allergic oil, jojoba oil can be applied on combination or oily skin without fearing skin breakouts.
Dry skin especially soaks up this oil which can act as an all day moisturizer. A few drops of jojoba oil mixed with your natural moisturizer can decrease skin flakiness.
Jojoba oil is an excellent body massage oil which increases blood flow, hydrates the skin and gives a natural shine to the skin.
Jojoba oil mixed with your regular hair conditioner stops dandruff and adds shine to the hair. Jojoba oil makes hair roots stronger and helps prevent hair from being frizzy and dull.
Application of a few drops of jojoba oil on the lips helps to keep them soft and supple and prevents the lips from being chapped. A natural lip balm, jojoba oil should be applied at night for best results.
Mascara, liner, eye shadow and kohl can be removed effectively and gently with a cotton ball soaked in a few drops of jojoba oil. The areas surrounding the eyes are especially sensitive. The application of jojoba oil hydrates these areas and prevents the formation of fine lines and wrinkles. Coating the lashes lightly with this oil helps to improve their beauty.
Facial makeup like foundation, lipstick and blush can be removed in a similar and effective manner with jojoba oil. The soothing and hydrating properties of this oil gives the face a natural sheen.
Jojoba oil is a miraculous oil which treats a variety of skin conditions and is now used widely in the cosmetic industry.